Transport Trailer Technician
Transport trailer technicians inspect, diagnose, maintain, rebuild, assemble and repair transport trailers connected to, or moved by, a power unit. Trailers include flat decks, dry freight vans, refrigerated vans, tankers, converters, boosters, jeeps, pole trailers, steering dollies, dump trailers and any other commercial pull-type units.
Designation Year: 1992
Designated Red Seal in: AB, BC, MB, NB, NL, NS, NT, ON, PE, YT
Trade title: Transport Trailer Technician, in AB, MB, NL, NS, PE, YT
Other titles used in provinces/territories: Commercial Trailer Mechanic (BC), Commercial Trailer Technician (NB), Heavy Equipment Mechanic – Transport Trailer (NT), Truck - Trailer Service Technician (ON)
View the most recent standard. This is the complete description of the activities of the Transport Trailer Technician trade. It is used as the basis for the Red Seal exams for this trade.
Please refer to the Essential Skills section of the trade’s Occupational Standard that describes the essential skills needed to succeed in this trade.
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Try the sample Transport Trailer Technician examination questions to prepare for your Red Seal examination.
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